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Cooperative Research and Extension

The College of Agriculture at A-State enjoys a strong cooperative relationship with the state’s land-grant institution, the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, which oversees the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.  

Dr. Tim Burcham is the Station Unit Head. 

The following A-State faculty and staff members have formal joint appointments with the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station for the purpose of conducting targeted collaborative research:

Dr. Steve Green
soil science, soil & water conservation

Dr. Tina Gray Teague
cotton entomology, cotton sustainability

Dr. Tanja McKay 
veterinary entomology

Dr. Emily Bellis 

Dr. John Nowlin 
geospatial technologies

Dr. Ed Brown 

The main office for the A-State Cooperative Research and Extension program is located in the Agriculture Building Room 219C. Ms. Spring Sneed serves as the Regional Accountant for this office.

A-State College of Agriculture, the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, and the Judd Hill Foundation have a cooperative research location at the Judd Hill Plantation outside Trumann, AR.  

Up to 100 acres have been set aside by the Judd Hill Foundation for the exclusive use of scientists from both institutions to conduct research and extension activities on a fully operational commercial cotton farm. The Judd Hill Plantation hosts an Annual Cotton Technology Field Day on the Thursday just prior to Labor Day, where scientists from both institutions as well as companies involved in the cotton industry showcase their latest findings or products.